Coming of Age in the Milky Way Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


One of the most renowned transit expeditions was launched by the Royal Society in August 1768 on what ship? (from Chapter 7: A Plumb Line to the Sun)


When was Isaac Newton born? (from Chapter 6: Newton's Reach)


In Chapter 16, the author describes theoretical physicists, saying,"Theoretical physicists, like artists are guided in their work by aesthetic as well as" what concerns? (from Chapters 15 and 16)


What refers to the change in frequency of a wave for an observer moving relative to the source of the wave? (from Chapters 11 and 12)


Where was René Descartes born? (from Chapters 19 and 20)

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